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Toronto 2016 Review: THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM, A Giallo-Infused Theatre of Bedlam

We might think that in the 21st century, with social media platforms or instant video uploads, we are at the apex of what might be called the theatricality of life in the public eye. But even if Twitter didn't exist,...

Christopher Walken To Receive Award, THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM to Close Sitges 2016

Christopher Walken will receive the Grand Honourary Award at Sitges 2016 this year. A stellar career whose highlights include iconic performances in The Deer Hunter, The Dead Zone, Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead, and countless other films,...

Toronto 2016: Watch This Splendid Musical Number From THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM

Juan Carlos Medina's The Limehouse Golem, the Victorian era set horror thriller, will have it's World Premiere here in Toronto Saturday night at the Ryerson. We have a clip with a splendid musical number featuring Douglas Booth to share with...

DAD'S ARMY: The Classic Comedy Moves To The Big Screen With A Stellar Collection Of UK Talent

Classic UK sitcom Dad's Army is headed to the big screen with a new feature film adaptation directed by Oliver Parker. Blessed with an amazing cast of UK talents - Catherine Zeta Jones, Bill Nighy, Michael Gambon, and Toby Jones...

Bong Joon-ho Nabs Jake Gyllenhaal And More For New Monster Feature

Returning to the creature feature well after 2006's The Host, ace Korean director Bong Joon-ho's next film Okja (no English title as of yet) is gearing up for production early next year and a cast of big names is starting...

I, FRANKENSTEIN Opens Big ... In Russia

By now you have may have heard that I, Frankenstein, the only new wide release opening this past weekend in the U.S., died an ignoble death at the box office. Its estimated earnings totaled just $8.3 million, leaving it in...

Review: I, FRANKENSTEIN Makes An Apocalyptic Battle Look Like a Rainbow of Fireworks

Oooh, death looks so pretty! Demons drool, gargoyles rule! Stuart Beattie, who made his directorial debut with 2010's Tomorrow, When the War Began, delivers what amounts to a simplistic, spiritual sequel to that film, even though he has stepped over...

Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and Edgar Wright Talk THE WORLD'S END

I interviewed Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Edgar Wright at the end of a very long day several years ago for Hot Fuzz . They had had the long day, not me. I was thrilled beyond belief to have the...

PAINLESS's Juan Carlos Medina to Direct THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM

Fresh off a successful festival circuit run of his historical thriller Painless, director Juan Carlos Medina's next project will be an adaptation of the Peter Ackroyd novel, The Limehouse Golem. Announced at the Cannes film festival today, the script is...

ARTHUR CHRISTMAS Review

Slender in story yet nourishing to the soul -- and very, very funny -- Arthur Christmas marks a number of "firsts" for Aardman Animations. It's their first feature in five years, their first in 3D, and their first under...

Check Out The Trailer For TIFF Closing Night Film PAGE EIGHT

The Toronto International Film Festival has just announced PAGE EIGHT as its closing night film. Directed and written by David Hare, scriptwriter for THE READER and THE HOURS, this is a contemporary spy drama set in London and Cambridge....

Trailer For Upcoming Aardman Animated Film ARTHUR CHRISTMAS

Aardman Studio, best known for its WALLACE & GROMIT series of films, has a new project! Titled ARTHUR CHRISTMAS, it is an animated family comedy in 3D that reveals Santa's secret high-tech operations at the North Pole. The voice...

EIFF 2011 - PAGE EIGHT Review

This is a reprint of a review first published at BlogCritics.org. Making its world premiere at the EIFF 2011, Page Eight may be about the world where politics and security are inextricably entwined but the strengths of the film lie in the electric...